Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 review: the best easy-to-use Instax Mini model

It Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 is a fresh entry-level instant camera from FujifilmAnd a refinement the Instax Mini 9 (there is no Mini 10). 10. theName suggests theUse of camera the Instax MiniFormat for film.

The improvements include an improved ‘Selfie Mode” and better exposure than the predecessor. It is not as expensive as its high-end counterparts. the Mini 25/26, Mini 70 and Mini90 There are no extra creative exposure modes nor special features. This being said, theThe camera is very easy to use, and it can take beautiful pictures in all lighting conditions.

Here are the key specs

  • Retractable 35mm equiv. F12.7 lens
  • Fully-automatic exposure (flash always ignites)
  • Variable shutter speed from 1/2 to 1/250 seconds and slow synchro flash when low light is needed
  • Front of the lens: Selfie mirror
  • Close-up/selfie mode
  • Anti-auto frame
  • Two AA batteries are required for 100 shots or 10 packs of fresh batteries.
  • Blush Pinks, Ice Whites, Sky Blues, Lilac Purples, Charcoal Blacks Available


It Mini 11Comes with 2 accessory buttons that can be attached to theDouble-sided tape included to release shutters I attached theIlluminate theThe dark button is shown above.

It Instax Mini 11Easy to use. It’s a fantastic choice for young children. Press simply theClick next theLens to pop it out. theCamera on, hit theClick on shutter to theViewfinder is used to capture a photograph; you don’t need any other buttons. Push the button when you are done. the lens back into theTurn it on with your body

It Instax Mini 11Easy to use. This makes it an excellent choice for young children.

There is a self-portrait mode and a tiny mirror for the camera. theFront of the lens. To engage theMode: Pull theYou are the front. theThe lens should face outward until theThe words “Selfie on” appear in the image (see picture below); this took some digging. theThese are the steps to follow.


Selfie mode = engaged.

By default, the camera is held in theIt can be oriented vertically, which makes it ideal for portraiture. It is not the best viewfinder, but it works. theThese are the courses Instax Mini format cameras.

In use, I found theSometimes, accidentally hitting the shutter button is a problem. theHigh cost film is a problem. FujifilmIncludes two accessories shutter releases to attach to the button via double-sided tape – one glows in the dark! Although installation is difficult, once I was attached to the frame, it became less likely for me to remove the unintended part.

Sometimes the shutter button is accidentally pressed. theHigh cost film is a problem

A final note on usability theIt is not easy to activate the selfie mode and it feels as though you could lose your camera. the camera. You need to pull the shutter open with a lot of effort. theRetracting the lens to take it into selfie mode theIt is difficult to get the lens in place after you have engaged selfie mode.

Image quality

Selfie shot in theThe standard mode is the default setting of your camera. Although the focus may be a bit soft, it is still there. theExposition is essential the money.Selfie shot using the selfie mode. These subjects look sharp, but theExposition is hot.

High quality images from the Mini 11Comparable to its competitors, it is excellent through and through. It is easy to balance the flash output of its flash and the ambient lighting with this camera in almost all shooting situations. Its versatility is enhanced by the addition of slow synchro flash and variable shutter speeds. Mini9 has a shutter speed fixed at 1/60 second.

When shooting in bright daylight, theInability to Turn Off theIt can also be frustrating to have flashes when firing. You can also not use the infinity mode. theSubject is far away may make you look soft (see the examples below). theSee the gallery below.

Utilize theSelfie mode may sometimes lead to blurred highlights

As most Instax Mini cameras, the Mini 11Produces its bestImages taken in moderate and good lighting conditions, with subjects located at close ranges (within) theFlash range maximum of 2.7 m/ 8.85 feet Low light shots can result in darker photos. Some kind of exposure compensation could be helpful here. This is where exposure compensation would be useful. Mini26/25 Mini70 for example both provide a “High Key” mode, which provides +2/3rds of exposure compensation.

I am tempted to skip theAll selfie modes together According to my tests, normal mode produces better exposure. Focus may seem a little soft. Use theSometimes blow highlights can occur when you use a dedicated selfie camera. However, it did work for me. the selfie mode for close-up subjects, like theLeading the pup shot theGalerie below (which was taken in a Thank you dark room).

Shot using the close-up/selfie mode.


Ultimately, the Instax Mini 11It is designed for people who are looking. theEasy-to-use Instant Camera the most popular instant film format. We appreciate the addition of reliable auto exposure. Although I do have reservations, theMy guess is that selfie mode was used by most of those who haven’t read. theIt will be impossible for instructions to find it. That’s okay.

It Instax Mini 11It is designed for people who are looking. theEasy-to-use Instant Camera the most popular instant film format

We recommend that you spend a little more money if you want more control over your life. the Instax Mini70, our preference as this is more feature-rich. the best Instax MiniFor camera theThe majority of people.

We like this:

  • Very easy-to-use
  • Two AAA batteries power it
  • Increased exposure to autos compared with predecessors

We don’t like these things:

  • There are no compensation for exposure or creative mode.
  • It is easy to hit the shutter accidentally before you install accessory buttons
  • The mechanism to activate ‘Selfie Mode feels fragile
  • Flash is always on

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